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Lebanese Taverna

1101 S Joyce St, Arlington, VA 22202-2064
+1 703-415-8681
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  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hummus” (53 reviews)
“lamb” (20 reviews)
“shawarma” (13 reviews)
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1101 S Joyce St, Arlington, VA 22202-2064
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been going to the Lebanese Taverna ever since Tony and Mary Abi-Najm took over a tiny Greek pizza and giros shop and eventually turned it in to the regional icon that it is today. Although the original family members have grown up and moved...More

Thank DrChipB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here for lunch during a brief trip back to DC. Same tasty food and attentive service we remembered. Hummus trio was great as were the lamb dishes.

Thank James H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tried the chicken kabob and wasn't disappointed. Friends tried the humous platter and samosas; equally good. Busy and well located for local mall.

Thank Dean M
Reviewed October 15, 2017

We came here for a meal as part of a group attending a conference nearby. With relatively short notice they had an area set aside for us with a large table. The food was delicious and the staff were helpful with their recommendations.

Thank David R
Reviewed October 11, 2017

Love the homemade lemmonade, lentil soup and trio of hummus. Fresh pita bread delicious. Even my mega picky mother loves this place.

Thank Andrews_Mommy
Reviewed October 6, 2017

Loved their hummus sampler, has two types of imported Lebanese beer, and the entrees are excellent. I had the lamb and artichoke stew and it was one of the best dishes I've had in a long time. The pita bread is light and fluffy and...More

Thank SCalCanz
Reviewed October 6, 2017

We've dined here on several occasions and found the falafel and other dishes to be consistently very good to excellent. Highly recommended if you're in the area.

Thank j p
Reviewed October 4, 2017

If you enjoy Middle East food, or just want to try some, this is the place to visit. The restaurant is well situated, attractive, and serves a nice selection of Lebanese meals. The specials are great. The service is excellent. I would recommend calling for...More

Thank John M
Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

The only way to make it better is to take all your friends and share all the dishes! Hummus sampler while we perused the menu.......kibbeh and chicken shawarma with Lebanese rice. They bring lovely breads, had good wine selection and hub had lebanese beer. Top...More

Thank cjdesai
Reviewed September 16, 2017

I have been here several times, the food is consistent, the service is very good and the staff are very friendly

Thank wsherman
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $30
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1101 S Joyce St, Arlington, VA 22202-2064
    (Army Navy Drive)
  • Public Transportation: Metro Pentagon City - blue and yellow lines
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 703-415-8681
  • E-mail
Lebanese Taverna Pentagon Row offers a warm and vibrant dining atmosphere with the beauty of traditional Arabic features. The 80 seat outdoor cafe serves as the neighborhood gathering spot for outdoor summer concerts series and Ice Skating in the winter. Located in the center courtyard of Pentagon Row Shops by the ice rink.
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